Haney vs Abdullaev Info
Devin Haney beat Zaur Abdullaev by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 13th September 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Devin Haney.
The fight took place over rounds in the Haney vs Abdullaev division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBC haney vs abdullaev championship of the world.
Haney vs Abdullaev stats
Devin Haney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zaur Abdullaev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested that Haney and Abdullaev have similar power, both with a 64% knock out percentage.
Devin Haney was the younger man by 5 years, at 21 years old.
Both Devin Haney & Zaur Abdullaev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Haney was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Abdullaev, who’s first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 53 more professional rounds, 126 to Abdullaev's 73.
Devin Haney went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 8 by the IBF in the lb division.
Zaur Abdullaev was ranked number 2 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the lb division.
Haney vs Abdullaev form
Haney remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Antonio Moran on 25th May 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Xolisani Ndongeni on 11th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StageWorks of Louisiana, Shreveport.
Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Carlos Burgos on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Mason Menard on 11th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
He had defeated Hamza Sempewo on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Buckhead Fight Club, Georgia.
Zaur Abdullaev had stopped all of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Humberto Martinez on 22nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had won against Ardie Boyose on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Roberto Gonzales on 15th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.
What time did Haney vs Abdullaev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Haney vs Abdullaev?
Haney vs Abdullaev was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.